MGHM Healing Brief, 5/08


Never Give Up!

When my father-in-law Leland had a massive heart attack and a stroke during an angiogram, his condition seemed hopeless from the start. Paddles and heart massage couldn't bring him around, and the doctors rushed him to the emergency room for bypass surgery.

The medical prognosis was terrible. The doctor said my father-in-law would be a vegetable for the rest of his life even if he managed to live through the bypass.

But all along my husband and I had been confessing that Leland was already healed and made whole by the blood of Jesus Christ.
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With flying colors

Our response to the bad news in the waiting room was to join hands and speak the healing words of Scripture. We commanded Leland's heart to be perfectly healed, and to beat in a normal, healthy way.

The upshot was that my father-in-law came through the surgery with flying colors. He had a little paralysis in his right hand from the stroke, but he lived another seven years, took vacations with his wife, and even bought a new car--recovering, in short, from a situation for which there was no earthly hope.
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No matter how desperate

Here's my point: Donít let any circumstance trump your faith in God's willingness and ability to heal, and don't let anyone talk you out of your healing--not even the doctor. No matter how desperate the situation seems, make up your mind to believe and say the healing Scriptures:

No matter how much doubt and unbelief you feel;

No matter how grim the circumstances leading up to the crisis;

No matter how insistently the devil assures you that it's all hopeless;

No matter how bad the symptoms appear;

No matter how depressing the doctor's diagnosis;

No matter how much negative chatter you get from the folks around you;

No matter how much you hurt.
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            Refuse to let go

The best way to prepare for a medical emergency is to say the healing Scriptures aloud daily, so that you and your family are always under their protection. Then you'll be in a good position to realize the truth of Job 22:28-30: "You shall decide and decree a thing, and it shall be established for you: and the light of God's favor shall shine upon your ways." .                                           
This can be a challenge--especially if the people around you are telling you that you'll always be sick and poor and beaten down and helpless. But if you'll hang onto the Word of God and refuse to let go, you can expect healing for yourself every time--and for someone else as well if there's no hidden obstacle to the flow of God's power!

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                                                                                        --Mary Graff  

Don't forget that . . .

God should be our first resort, not our last resort. Start taking time right now to build up the faith you need to receive His healing.

God is ready to heal us in every way--spiritually, physically, emotionally, and mentally.

God heals all types of disease, pain, sorrow, and infirmity. Nothing is too hard for Him.

God wants us to be healed, to be "whole" persons enjoying abundant life.

God expects us to cooperate with Him in getting healed--through medicine, diet, exercise, and straight thinking. Everything that promotes healing is a gift from Him.

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